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All Muslims have to know about Hajj in Islam

It is one of the 5 Pillars of Islam (the 5th) that must be done by every sane adult Muslim. It is limited to specific days in the year, as it starts from the day 7 from Dhul_Hijjah (the last Month of the Islamic Months) till the day 12 of the same Month. It is one of the best obedience to Allah, and one of the greatest good deeds to erase the sins of sinners. Here we will know about it, and its Pillars. What is the meaning of it in Islam? “Hajj” is an Arabic word which means the destination. This also means to make Kaaba your destination to do specific things at specified times. When did Allah command us to perform it? Hajj in Islam was obliged in the 9 th year of Hijrah, and the

evidence for its obligation in Quran in Surah Al Emran:

بِسْمِ اللَّـهِ الرَّحْمَـٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ
وَلِلّهِ عَلَى النَّاسِ حِجُّ الْبَيْتِ مَنِ اسْتَطَاعَ إِلَيْهِ سَبِيلاً

What are the virtues of Hajj in Islam?

It is one of the best good deeds in Islam. Abo Hurairah (may Allah be pleased with Him) narrated: The beloved Prophet Muhammad (SAW) was asked about the good deeds in Islam, He answered “Faith in Allah, and His Messenger”, they asked: “So what?!”, He replied: “Hajj” . (Bukhari and Mslim) On our way to know the virtues of Hajj in Islam, we have to say that the best reward for Hajj is Jannah as said by the beloved Prophet Muhammad (SAW) ّ العمرة إلى العمرة كفارة لما بینهما، والحج المبرور لیس له جزاء إلا الجنّة»» [رواه البخاري ومسلم

Is Hajj in Islam Fard (obliged), or Sunnah?

To know the answer to this question we have to realize the یا أیّها النّاس قد فرض االله علیكم الحج فحجوا،» :Hadith this of meaning ً، فقال النبي صلى االله فقال رجل: أكلَّ عام یا رسول االله؟ فسكت، حتى قالها ثلاثا .[علیه وسلم: لو قلت: نعم لوجبت ولما استطعتم» [رواه مسلم This great Hadith means that Allah has imposed Hajj on us, but our beloved Prophet Muhammad (SAW) didn’t want to make it difficult for us so He didn’t answer to the question “do we have to perform Hajj every year?.” What is the ruling on one who denies the Hajj in Islam? Whoever denies it is considered not Muslim (but if not ignorant).
What are the conditions for Hajj?
1. Being Muslim (it is not accepted from non Muslims). 2. Being A sane person: Crazy people are relieved of all Islam provisions. 3. Reaching the puberty: The Muslim must reach the age of puberty in order to perform his Hajj to be accepted. Before puberty children aren’t obliged to perform Hajj. 4. Freedom: Being free is one the conditions , because slaves are too busy to perform the Hajj, and they also can’t afford it. 5. Financial and physical ability: The last condition to perform Hajj in Islam is the physical, and the financial ability. If he has money but has no physical ability, he is not obliged to perform it. see:  Verse of the Throne

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